Sheriff's Report, March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 10 — 3:05 p.m. A caller requested assistance with a vehicle unlock in Cathlamet. She called again to cancel the request after an extra key was located. 3:11 p.m. The mental health department asked for assistance in locating an individual who was hallucinating and searching for an ex-girlfriend. 5:41 p.m. A caller reported that calves were loose in the Elochoman Valley area. A message was left for the possible owner.
March 11 — 9:50 a.m. A caller requested assistance with a crisis intervention at a Puget Island address. 10:58 a.m. An alarm was activated at an office west of Cathlamet. The owner asked for assistance in shutting the alarm off. 2:02 p.m. A caller reported that cows were out in the Elochoman Valley. 4:34 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 4:56 p.m. An abandoned 911 call came from a bank in Cathlamet. There was no answer on call back. 10:20 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island home. A deputy checked and found a screen door open but everything else was secure. 10:37 p.m. A caller reported seeing suspicious activity by the gated area to the building belonging to the phone company. A deputy responded.
March 12 — 9:06 a.m. A caller reported that a car had been parked in a handicapped spot on Main Street all week. 3:08 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that his neighbor was harassing him, accusing him of destroying fencing and trespassing on ATVs. A deputy spoke with both parties and determined that the matter was civil in nature and an individual was advised on how to apply for an anti-harassment order. 3:09 p.m. A caller reported trespass and malicious mischief at a Grays River property. 7:10 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident requested assistance in removing a bat from the home. 8:52 p.m. A Cathlamet resident asked for assistance after an individual showed up at his door, intoxicated. The person left, heading down Columbia Street on foot. A deputy responded and spoke with the individual and the person he lives with. All were found to be safe.
March 13 — 6:23 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person in the Rosedale area who claimed she had been bitten by a poisonous spider. 8:46 p.m. A caller reported a cow on Beaver Creek Road. The owner was notified. 10:48 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual at a home east of Cathlamet. She was not answering the door and all her blinds were drawn. There was also a strange message on the answering machine. 6:59 p.m. A caller reported that her neighbor had been trying to break down the door between their apartments and had been issuing threats. A deputy and state patrol responded and spoke with both parties. They were advised that they would be trespassed from each other’s apartment due to inconsistent statements by both parties. 7:05 p.m. A caller reported that a driver pulled into a Puget Island driveway and screamed at his parents about a dog going to the bathroom in her yard. The individual sped off, nearly harming the pair, and causing damage to the lawn. 9:57 p.m. A door at the clinic in Cathlamet was found open. A deputy responded and cleared the building. 10:57 p.m.
March 14 — 1:10 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on her sister after receiving a strange text. A deputy made contact and the individual was fine. 2:10 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 5:24 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a Skamokawa business. A deputy responded and spoke with the owner, who said he was waiting to get directions to get fuel and wanted to sleep for a few hours. 2:14 p.m. A caller reported that he was going to be taking ownership of the family dog he had shared with his ex-wife through a third party. A deputy contacted the ex-wife and she said there was no problem. 3:52 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy aided a Cathlamet resident who had a leg injury. 6:55 p.m. A caller reported three vehicles driving at high speeds on Beaver Creek Road. 8:03 p.m. A caller reported three suspicious vehicles parked on the shoulder near the refuge turnout on SR 4. 9:41 p.m. A caller reported hearing shots fired at an east county property, and then heard someone say “stop.” The caller believed the people involved may be intoxicated. A deputy responded and found that the people shooting were doing so in a safe direction.
March 15 — 8:33 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident who had fallen. 1:35 p.m. A deputy, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a structure fire on Jacobson Road. The resident was able to get out of the home. Red Cross was contacted, and a fire investigator was requested. 1:40 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4.